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Liver cancer recurrence rates similar regardless of DAA experience

January 21, 2019
Patients with complete response to hepatocellular carcinoma and underwent direct-acting antiviral therapy for hepatitis C had similar rates of cancer…
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VIDEO: Pearls for mastering Yamane double-needle technique

January 21, 2019
WAIKOLOA, Hawaii — At Hawaiian Eye 2019, Zaina Al-Mohtaseb, MD, discusses surgical pearls for mastering the learning curve of the Yamane…
Meeting News

Gene therapies in development for monogenic, complex retinal diseases

January 21, 2019
WAIKOLOA, Hawaii — Gene therapy for retinal disease is in various stages of development, with more than a dozen retinal clinical trials…
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VIDEO: Holladay shares 7 points to deliver promise of no glasses after cataract surgery

January 21, 2019
WAIKOLOA, Hawaii — At Hawaiian Eye 2019, Jack T. Holladay, MD, MSEE, FACS, discusses seven points surgeons need to know to deliver the promise…
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VIDEO: Study shows cyclosporine emulsion improves dry eye signs, symptoms

January 21, 2019
WAIKOLOA, Hawaii — At Hawaiian Eye 2019, Cynthia A. Matossian, MD, discusses a study performed in her clinic of 75 known dry eye sufferers who…
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VIDEO: Know the differences between manual and femto arcuate incisions

January 21, 2019
WAIKOLOA, Hawaii — At Hawaiian Eye 2019, Preeya K. Gupta, MD, discusses the differences in the arcuate incisions performed manually vs. using…
Meeting News

‘Smart software’ for surgical planning saves staff time, is flexible, intuitive

January 21, 2019
WAIKOLOA, Hawaii — In the current digital environment with state-of-the-art technology available to cataract surgeons, “it is nice to…
Meeting News

Preop preparation leads to EDOF IOL success

January 21, 2019
WAIKOLOA, Hawaii — Surgeons should know what visual results to expect from extended depth of focus IOLs to best match them up with patient…
Meeting News

New add-on code in effect for precision pulse capsulotomy

January 21, 2019
WAIKOLOA, Hawaii — Eric D. Donnenfeld, MD, disclosed a new CPT code for precision pulse capsulotomy, for use in conjunction with a primary…
Meeting News

If you think your practice has never been embezzled, you just haven’t found out yet

January 21, 2019
WAIKOLOA, Hawaii — A Medical Group Management Association study reported that 83% of medical practices have experienced embezzlement…
In the Journals

Accelerated knee OA characterized by meniscal tears, cartilage loss

January 21, 2019
Accelerated knee osteoarthritis involves cartilage loss, large bone marrow lesions and destabilizing meniscal tears in knees that demonstrate…
In the Journals Plus

Only 1 in 10 patients filled ART prescription after hospital discharge

January 21, 2019
Approximately 90% of socially vulnerable patients with HIV did not fill their prescriptions for ART within 7 days of being discharged from a…
In the Journals

Renal transplantation improves survival in lupus nephritis

January 21, 2019
Patients with lupus nephritis-related end-stage renal disease who received a renal transplant demonstrated a significant reduction in overall…
Meeting News

Cost inhibits adoption of SS-OCT

January 21, 2019
WAIKOLOA, Hawaii — Cost is likely the primary reason swept-source OCT, a technology with a lot of advantages, has not been as quickly adopted…
In the Journals Plus

Social intervention in Brazil increases rate of TB cure by 7.6%

January 21, 2019
The Bolsa Familia Programme — a conditional cash transfer program in Brazil — directly affects tuberculosis treatment outcomes…
In the Journals

Benefits of FENO-guided asthma management passes from mother to child

January 21, 2019
Children born to women with asthma whose condition was managed based on the fraction of exhaled nitric oxide, or FENO, in addition to their asthma…
In the Journals Plus

Changes in cancer trial designs after enrollment initiation are common, often unreported

January 21, 2019
Changes in the design of cancer drug trials after patient enrollment began appeared common and were left frequently unreported, according to a…
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BLOG: How do eplerenone and spironolactone treat CSCR?

January 21, 2019
In December, Primary Care Optometry News quoted me in an article about central serous chorioretinopathy. The article talked about a lot of facets of…

6 recent reports on liver cancer risks, options to reduce odds

January 21, 2019
As cancer rates continue to rise throughout the U.S. and internationally, researchers have focused on defining factors and demographics correlated…
In the Journals

Soft drink consumption during, after exercise in heat leads to AKI

January 21, 2019
The consumption of high fructose, caffeinated beverages during and following exercise in hot temperatures may both reduce renal function and elevate…